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Monday, October 01, 2007

Motorola Ships Good Mobile Messaging 5 to Deliver Personalization, Productivity and Control to the Mobile Experience

Motorola, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of Good Mobile Messaging 5. The new release advances the award-winning Good Mobile Messaging software and helps make mobile email more personalized and productive while enhancing IT control.

Good Mobile Messaging 5 (Good 5) vastly improves the mobile email experience both for business users and IT professionals by helping mobile users get things done more easily, providing greater personalization, and strengthening security and manageability. The new release also incorporates all of the security capabilities previously available separately though the company’s Good Mobile Defense product.

Good 5 provides a very flexible mobile messaging platform, supporting multiple mobile operating systems and providing robust IT controls without sacrificing user wants and needs.

Get Things Done More Easily. Good 5 introduces innovative email and PIM capabilities that help enable mobile users easily find what they need when they need it and get work done. New features include:
  • Group and find emails by conversation
  • Complete end-to-end calendaring, including conference room availability
  • Edit and send pictures and Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF documents
  • Access SMS, MMS and personal email from the Good Home Screen
  • Dial without password entry
Have a More Personalized Experience. Being productive on a smartphone has been challenging in part because the phone doesn’t adapt to users’ specific preferences, needs or workflow the way they are accustomed with a desktop or laptop. Good 5 enables the personalization of the mobile experience with the following new features:
  • Mobile RSS reader and subscription manager
  • Customizable priority mail
  • Personalized notifications
Have More IT Control. Even with greater usability and personalization, IT doesn’t have to sacrifice control or security. Good 5 provides more control by giving IT professionals all of the advanced capabilities previously available through the Good Mobile Defense product. Features include:
  • Enforce mandatory applications
  • Lockdown WiFi, Bluetooth®, Infrared, camera and SD card
  • Advanced password management
  • Advanced encryption management
  • Simplified load balancing
“When it comes to mobile email, business professionals have grown accustomed to giving up usability for the sake of security, while IT has struggled to maintain control over the growing number of device features and applications users introduce,” said Sue Forbes, Senior Director Product Management and Marketing, Motorola Good Technology Group. “With Good 5, we’re putting an end to all compromises by giving enterprises the ideal balance of usability and personalization with even more robust IT manageability and security.”


Good 5 is available immediately through cellular operators worldwide, certified value-added resellers, and directly through Motorola Good Technology Group. The software and service supports a broad choice of the industry’s most popular smartphones, running on both IBM Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange.

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